FIRE on the Mountain
Mountain Center * Hemet * Banning San Jacinto Mountains
California’s Most Beautiful
Current Fire Information - Cal
Fire - State of California
Wednesday 12:37 P.M. – State Route 243 and State Route 74
ROAD CLOSURES by
California Highway Patrol, Caltrans, US Forest Service
Caltrans Quickmap for information
Evacuations began immediately in the surrounding
was released to the press networks about Noon Wednesday of a major incident
wildfire that had broke-out east of Hemet, California. Multiple agencies with ground
crews, heavy earth-moving equipment, as well as air assault immediately
responded. The wildfire was named, CRANSTON.
update at 2:00 P.M. was issued that the fire had rapidly spread to 800+ acres.
By 2:13 P.M. San Bernardino County Fire STRIKE TEAM #6230 (5 Engines) were
responding to the Cranston Fire.
5:00 P.M. it was reported that the fire had spread to more than 8000 acreage.
will be added occasionally; please check later or Thursday morning.
By Editor E T RUSSELL